# How far is Johannesburg from Cairo?

The distance between Cairo (Cairo International Airport) and Johannesburg (OR Tambo International Airport) is 3874 miles / 6235 kilometers / 3367 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Cairo (CAI) to Johannesburg (JNB) is 5328 miles / 8574 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 108 hours 59 minutes.

3874
Miles
6235
Kilometers
3367
Nautical miles
7 h 50 min
441 kg

## Distance from Cairo to Johannesburg

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Cairo to Johannesburg. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3874.243 miles
• 6234.990 kilometers
• 3366.625 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 3892.888 miles
• 6264.997 kilometers
• 3382.827 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Cairo to Johannesburg?

The estimated flight time from Cairo International Airport to OR Tambo International Airport is 7 hours and 50 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)

On average, flying from Cairo to Johannesburg generates about 441 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 441 kilograms equals 972 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairo to Johannesburg

See the map of the shortest flight path between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and OR Tambo International Airport (JNB).

## Airport information

Origin Cairo International Airport
City: Cairo
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: CAI
ICAO Code: HECA
Coordinates: 30°7′18″N, 31°24′20″E
Destination OR Tambo International Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: JNB
ICAO Code: FAOR
Coordinates: 26°8′21″S, 28°14′45″E